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Everywhere you turn, people are concerned with the environment. The green movement has raised our awareness of the importance of being good stewards of the Earth; whether people drive Priuses or simply recycle, we’ve come a long way from the iconic Native American tear being shed. But not all the way. This is still a significant problem in much of…

A key focus here at Healthy Travel Blog is promoting opportunities for exercise while you’re traveling; so we’ve written a lot about running and biking and working out in the hotel fitness center. But what if that’s not your game? What if you want play some tennis in Hong Kong, or play softball in Sydney, or hoop it up in…

Walking is good for you. And as someone who ruptured his Achilles a couple months ago, I look forward to doing it again soon. But for those bipeds who aren’t slowed by injury, walking is not only healthy and environmentally responsible, it’s the best way to really and truly investigate a place you’re visiting. When you’re walking, you pick up…

The island of Tenerife has a lot to offer cyclists, from those who are looking for a way to explore the island at a leisurely pace and take in the sights, to those who want more of an adventure. You can choose from the sensational steep climbs and exhilarating descents of the mountains, or take the flatter, coastal option. When…

So-called “military tourism” has historically been more about nostalgia, or paying homage to the scene of some great (or monstrous) military occurrence. For decades, tourists have flocked to Normandy Beach or Gettysburg to gain a better insight into events that shaped the world we live in today. You can even rent out a former Sri Lankan Jetliner military ship for…

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